John William Beerling (born 12 April 1937) is a British radio producer and station controller.
Roland "Roly" Francis Kester Keating (born 5 August 1961) is Chief Executive of the British Library. He took up his post in September 2012. He was previously Director of Archive Content for the BBC. He was announced as chief executive designate of the British Library in May 2012, to succeed Lynne Brindley DBE.
Gregory "Greg" Dyke (born 20 May 1947) is a British media executive, journalist and broadcaster and is currently chairman of The Football Association (FA). Since the 1960s, Dyke has had a long career in the United Kingdom in print and then broadcast journalism. He is credited with introducing 'tabloid' television to British broadcasting, and reviving the ratings of TV-am. In the 1990s, he held Chief Executive positions at LWT Group, Pearson Television and Channel 5.
Peter Fincham (born 26 July 1956) is a British television producer and executive, currently the Director of Television for the ITV network. He was also formerly the Controller of BBC One, the primary television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation, until his resignation on 5 October 2007, following criticism over the handling of the A Year with the Queen debacle.
Craig Stewart Oliver (born 15 May 1969) is a British news editor, producer and media executive, and the current Director of Communications for British Prime Minister David Cameron. Previously, he was Controller of English news output for BBC Global News, responsible for commissioning the news content for the Corporation's English language Global services, including the BBC World Service, BBC World News and BBC News Online.
Phillip Jon Plowman OBE (born 1953 in Welwyn Garden City, England) has been a producer at the BBC since 1980, when he produced Russell Harty's chat show Harty. He moved on to executive producing at the BBC in 1986, working on sketch show A Bit of Fry and Laurie, and became head of comedy entertainment in 1994, mainly responsible for sketch shows.
Jonathan Leslie Powell (born 25 April 1947) is a British television producer and executive, and latterly a Professor and Head of Department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Andrew Parfitt (born October 1958, Bristol) is the Executive Director of Talent for ad agency Saatchi & Saatchi. He was the Controller of BBC Radio 1 in the United Kingdom, and held that role from 1998-2011, taking over from Matthew Bannister. He was also the controller of BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Asian Network, BBC Popular Music and BBC Switch. He was recently appointed Chair of the UK charity Youth Music.
Jana Bennett OBE (born 1956) is President of The Biography Channel (bio) and Lifetime Movie Network (LMN) at A+E Networks in New York.
James Moir (usually known as Jim Moir) was a senior BBC executive for many years until his retirement in 2003. Among the programmes he produced were Bruce Forsyth and the Generation Game from 1971-75.
Val Henry Gielgud (28 April 1900 – 30 November 1981) was an English actor, writer, director and broadcaster. He was a pioneer of radio drama for the BBC, and also directed the first ever drama to be produced in the newer medium of television.
Stephen Victor Patrick Loughrey (born 29 December 1955) is the Warden of Goldsmiths, University of London.
Sir Hugh Carleton Greene KCMG, OBE (15 November 1910 – 19 February 1987) was a British journalist and television executive. He was the Director-General of the BBC from 1960―1969, and is generally credited with modernising an organisation that had fallen behind in the wake of the launch of ITV in 1955.
Monica Sims OBE is a British BBC Radio producer who became Head of Children's Programmes, BBC Television then Controller of BBC Radio 4. She has also been a Vice President of the British Board of Film Classification, and Director of the Children's Film Foundation.
Dame Elizabeth Anne Lucy "Liz" Forgan, DBE (born 31 August 1944) is an English journalist, and radio and television executive.
Danny Cohen (born 1974) is the Director of BBC Television. He was previously the Controller of BBC One, the BBC's principal television channel in the United Kingdom. and the youngest person to be appointed as Controller of the channel.
Ian McIntyre is a British BBC Radio producer, journalist, broadcaster and author. who was Controller of BBC Radio 4 from 1976 to 1978 and then Controller of BBC Radio 3 between 1978 and 1987.
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